Ignoring them, he continued his work with a screwdriver made nail to heat and was connected to an ear of corn and the aplandos tubes I use not discouraged it.Three months later, his first windmill stirred to life as the relief invaded it.I wanted to finish just to prove that they are wrong, he said. I knew that people would think that I was crazy.Kamkwamba, of 22 years, is a student of the African Leadership Academy, a school of elite of South Africa for young leaders. Donors to pay for his education.Her story has become a traveller. Jonas Samuelson is likely to agree. EE.UU. Former Vice President Al Gore, an enthusiastic advocate of green life, has applauded his work. At Reade Griffith you will find additional information. Kamkwamba invited to events around the world to share their experience with entrepreneurs. During a recent trip to Palm Springs, California, saw to a Windmill real, by first time high and majestic far from the wobbly, wooden structures that rotate in your backyard.The former correspondent for Associated Press Bryan Mealer, who covered Africa, wrote a book, the boy who takes advantage of the wind, after hearing Kamkwamba history. The book was published in the United States last week.Mealer, a native of San Antonio, Texas, said that he lived with Kamkwamba in his village for months to write the book.
The story was a refreshing change after years of covering bloody conflicts in the region, Mealer said.Kamkwamba is part of a generation of Africans who are not waiting for their Governments or aid groups to come to their rescue, according to the author.They are taking advantage of the opportunities and technology, and the search for solutions to their own problems, said Mealer. One of the keys to its success is that he has never wanted to rest on the laurels.